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Repeal and Replace

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

May 10, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Breaching the Whitman Bubble

There has always been a clamorous resistance from the GOP against the health care plan Obama introduced when in office. This plan, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—or ObamaCare as it’s widely known—makes it so that the wealthy who can afford to pay for private providers have to pay more money in order...

Frexit

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

May 2, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Breaching the Whitman Bubble

The 2016 United States election result was the catalyst of two very different reactions: either euphoric delight and hope from Trump supporters, or utter dismay and fear from, well, everyone else. The French may go through a very similar clash of emotion. The campaign for their next president is und...

Put a ($54 billion) Ring on It

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

April 18, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Breaching the Whitman Bubble

Once elected, one of the duties of the President is to come forth with a budget proposal: their opinion on where governmental funds are directed, and how much money goes towards those objectives. President Trump released his financial vision for the next year on May 16th, 2017. By now, there’s been qu...

“Syri-us” Stuff

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

April 11, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Breaching the Whitman Bubble

Many have had to crawl through the week anxiously awaiting some concrete answers in regards to the open Supreme Court position. It’s a place that needs to be filled, and the Trump administration successfully advocated for Judge Neil Gorsuch to assume the seat of honor. But back up...the position open...

Locking Horns with the Past

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

April 4, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, Breaching the Whitman Bubble

This has been a busy few weeks, and Trump has been attempting to assert his competence in the oval office by making true the commitments he made during his campaign. As promised, he immediately went about trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. The ACA has, sinc...

Introduction

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

April 4, 2017


Filed under Breaching the Whitman Bubble

There’s always a lot of excitement after the election of a new president. I think there’s bound to be even more turmoil given the drastically differing morals, values, and political orientations between our former president Obama and the newly acceded Trump. It will be an interesting transition to...

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